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Social Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
29/11/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 13/12/2021 23:59
Salary:
£32910-£36922
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
217218
Employment Location:
Alnwick Community Fire Station and Council Depot
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
13 Dec
Further Information

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced social worker to join our enthusiastic Care and Support Team based in North Northumberland. The post is fixed term for 12 months to cover maternity leave.

You will work alongside and in partnership with individuals, families and carers using a range of interpersonal and communication skills in relationship to comprehensively assess complex need, set objectives, develop care plans and deliver appropriate interventions. You will complete Care Act Assessments, Mental Capacity Assessments and collaborate with a range of external services to access any resources required to meet the care and support needs you have identified.

As you work to provide a comprehensive assessment, you will benefit from a good balance of autonomy and support. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of your caseload but will have regular supervision and the full support of your Team Manager.

The post will work from Alnwick District Office.

It is essential that you have a clear understanding of the Care Act and the Local Authorities statutory duties. We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.

The starting salary for this position is £32910 - £36922

We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:

· 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees) · Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

· Flexi scheme applicable to majority of roles

· Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands

· A commitment to work-life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, home working, flexible working, part-year working, and compressed hours

· Car Leasing Scheme

Please visit: https://www.northumberland.gov.uk/About/Working-for-Northumberland-County-Council.aspx for more information regarding our benefits.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.

The closing date is 13 December 2021 at midnight

Please note
This job is closed for applications.